London Pues Occurrences, August 15, 1747

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London Pues Occurrences (Newspaper) - August 15, 1847, London, Middlesex rot XLVI. PUE CCURRENCES: From SATURDAY Auguft the 15th, to TU ESD AT Auguft rhe ibTh,-i-v.7 [continuation of the Advices brought by the laft PACKETS. NEW-ENGLAND- Thllidilphu, Mty x8. the Hon. GEORGE THOMAS, fb; Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of ytnfyl'vwii* and'Counties- of NewcaBle, Kent^ andSuflex, upon Delaware. , jCfl^fe jdJreji of the Hiiar a*i'Commnblfy of the ' of PHILADELPHIA, in Common-Council Mi] it flttfe ywr^&B&ttr, S you have publlckly declared your Intention to depart the Province, we, the Mayor and Commonalty ot the City of Philadelphia. b'.p Lave co fay� thdt it is no new" '| Thing to asdrefs Govei* nors upon their entring into their Government?, , - - and to enumerate their bra�� before ic has been experienced whether ky hav* any, but when their Authority, is like t be tt in End, Inftances of this kind are very |e, either owing to their male AdminiitratJon. '3a Love of Change in the People. ^ e hovever, after having had the Happinefs ive under your Government for nine Years, yt to high a S*n'e of the Integrity and Upright-ifs of yo'T Adminifrrarion, that we think our-IvrsobliR'd in Graticule and Duty, in this pub-Manner todidare our Sentiments, and, at the Thr.e, ro eiprels �>ur .great Concern atyour ing tire Government,. '  1*1 e- any, with the gceateft Truth, fay, yoa [vc4-.iiJ cieap Hands, and have acquired no Mo- 3tira'(^ rour-Adininiftration no, OfS:e$ nave n loH ^th.iugh mod of the cpnfiderable ones the Province hive be taken frooa the Territoriesot rhe Weakeft, that is to fay, from the Dominions of the Power to which they (Ball thmk proper to give the Name of Aggreffb'r, thoagh this Pow�t pethaps may have done nothing more than nor ply lent Succours to its Allies. Their Imperial Ma/cflies are leiionfly employed in the -Mealures that its neee/Tary. to take in order to render the Alliance of Stockholm ineffectual, either by op.-pofite Alliance, or by Dint of the Arms of the Crowns allied to the Court of Vienna. There will b: very fpeedily a Scheme drawn up for this Purpole, wdjch will be remitted to the Minift�s of London and Turin, to be lent to their rel-peftive Court*.' .HOLLAND. An Kxtntl of ffured, to-foKi-cit the Rufflin Minifters to eripaae the Err.prels ferioufly to inretpofc her good Offices, in Qualiry Oi Mediairig, in-order fpeedily ro incline the Courts of Vienna and London to* Peace. People who are either Kind by Nature, or fo by Prejudice, are weak enough to attribute this Step to the Fear that France entertains ot the Gonfcquences of the War, to the InabHity fhe is in or continuing it with the G�me v igour and the fame Succels (he has hitherto done, and to rhe immenle LofTes that Crown has luftained at fta. But thole who talk in this Manner grofly and manifeftly deceive themldvesthat it'wiB by way of Ani*er be fuffici^nt only to lay, that rhe French Court has no other View in alcting thus with Petersbiirgh, than ta cajole and Surer it, to ar&ule it with pacifick Pretences, 10 Rain' its Confidertce, and in fhort to prevent the En -prels ot Ruili� -ivoru lu:couring the Emprefs Queen -and her Allies, but inffead thereof to pro-pole effecting a Peace for them, wSilft the French King ft eagerly purlujng hij-Conquefts upon the Allies, in-order to obtain good and folid Condi^ ticms, when the Bufincls ot an Accommodation is* brought upon the Tapis.' Thele are the Sentiments of one Mirrifer comrcunicaced to another. Extrtft of t privste letter from the tit^u, dittdAug. 11. for thefe two Days paft their High MifthtinefTea have -been deliberating on the Means for raiting new Taxes, to enable thetn to fupport and carry on the War with more Vigour another Campaign, Several Schemes for. this Purpose are now betore . them,,but Ujat which, (terns the likelieft -to take \pkce;4S' Ch*t every Inhabitant, without Diitinctt-ony throughout the United Province!, flull be obliged to pay 1 per Cem, upon the whole of what be is worth, Goods, Chatties. Fvrnuure,&c. all to be valued, and none co bef excu^'d that, h Worth ifiol. Sterling- Th computed this T^x will produce upwards of AO Millions. We learn frorri the French Camp, that Marthal Saxe has ex-plain'd away the Overtures mfde by-the King his Mafter to the Court of Grcat-Brstain, fo that Af-lair leems now at an find. Ofthelhvcntioa of the MAKEKEaRS COMPASS. THE Attractive Property $f the Loadrtont has bec� known in a� Ages. Thales, Jurpriaed with fo con {hint an Effect ifcribed to- it a Soul. Pla.ro^Ac^ocf%,jnd Pliny, have made mention of litis Atrtjj&isn> bur neither they, nor any other, down to the Eleventh Century, even to the Brghrning of the Twelfth, knew that the Load-ftone fiitpended, or floating on the Water, r.by tntans. 01 a Piece of a Corky always turned one >nd the faue Point mwinls rSe \j^r h. E> en rhe? Perfon who rtus rubbed upon the Loadftcne, it M-quir^d the Virtur of turning to the Morth.and of arrractin? as the Loadifone did, Needles aid fmall Pieces ot Iron. From One Expeirrent ro anochrr, they carac to the laying a Needle touched by the Load.lone on two bits et Straw upon Wa er, uhi.h they ok-Icrvtd constantly pointed to the No th. They *ere in a fair Road to the grand I i overy, buB had not y t attained to the Know., dgc ol what is called- the Compals. The ftrft Life which the Virtuofi mide of this Dilcovery, was to irapole upon thr S'mple, by a Shew of M*gk!c. Fo tx.mpie, they maiie a littla Swan, which was ho.iow, an.! floared upon the Water, carrying in fti^ Beik a Lizard, or a young Snake, and punucd a Pie e o. B.ead which was held to it at the End of a Knitc, whoever wav it was turned anu moved ; which greatly lurpriied fu-h Spectators, as were ignorant that the Knite had acquir.d the Virtue of attracting Iron by be-xg ti-usbed upon the L''adltone'. i\len more kdace, applied th s Experiment to Navigation, nd a lJoet ur the twc.t.ri Century ac-qjaints us; cnat tae French Pilots mace ule ot a; Nfcdle touched upon th; Loid.lone, which the/ called, La M rinette. >oon alter, inftead of floating :n.ie Needles upon ,h; Su :a.s or t^e \Vauer upon $tr-w orC.rk, which tt.e Moti n ol the Ship agitated too mu^h, .nin el.igent Wo, k:uan rhoughC ol Jufpcnding rhe Needle exact.y iu its C-.ntre, upon an immoveable P >int, that it might hav* lullLibaty to fhy and turn tow rds the Poie; Another Woriutun in vhe fouttccntti Age chougbc ot laying over tnis Nee le a vety Ijght C.rcTc oi Palicbcaid, on which the F^ur Caidinai lJoinrj| and the princip^ W'iudi wece m.rk d oat, an4 tne whole Cn^ie divk!*il into the 360 Dc^rtes of rhcHur.xon. The .ittle Machine lulp^nded in a Box, which B:x itlclt was hung, pvetcy near like rhe Marinas Lamps, anlwcred the H^pes of the Inventor > lor however the Snip might ch^n^e its iituations t..c Ncc>lle �lw*ys tiithtuHy turned to the North, dillingj ihcd on the P*lie-boud by a> Flower de In.cj and thco.ber Points of chc Wind, marked as atorciaid, pointed out the Courie that was held, and the Winds whicti th^y were to guard asainii. "but it happened in this Invention, as in thofs ol Mills, Clocks, and Printing, that no one knows the Name ot the Inventor, many haying had a Share in them, they being dii overei by little and htcle, and brougnt to Perrect/on by Drgrtes. We may hence fee what Judgment we ought tuciu-a ;

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